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    Clearfield, PA Series 1875 $50 First Charter

    Clearfield, PA - $50 1875 Fr. 446 The County NB Ch. # 855
    First Charter fifties and hundreds have always been regarded as very scarce, but it is only in the past few years with the advent of an accurate census that the real rarity of both has become widely recognized. The current National Bank Note Census shows only 102 First Charter fifties from all banks, states and territories combined, broken down into 35 Originals and 67 1875's, while the census of First Charter hundreds is similar, with 39 Originals of 55 Series 1875's. We have only offered five First Charter fifties (plus a single $50 National Gold Bank Note) in all of our sales combined during the past sixteen years, so it pleases us greatly to offer this example, which has not appeared on the market since making an appearance in a Kagin auction more than forty years ago. There are a couple of repaired splits, but the note faces up quite nicely, with good color and plenty of eye appeal for the grade. PMG Very Fine 20 Net, a note certain to see plenty of bidding action before the hammer falls, likely in the area of...

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    4th-10th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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